Fat Thursday, when everyone in Poland feasts on doughnuts

One of my favourite Polish traditions. Have you had your Fat Thursday's pączek yet?

Buckwheat groats, a forgotten gem.

Looking for a super healthy, delicious and cheap addition to your daily diet? Search no more. Buckwheat groats are your answer.

117 Ewa’s Legendary Kapuśniak (sauerkraut soup).

Most of us have a place we especially remember and cherish the memory of. Kamienica on Dietla Street in Krakow is (for me) the place where magic happens.

116 Cheeseboard, an ode to cheese.

Life is all about simple pleasures, isn't it? And what's more pleasurable than some good cheese? Indulge, people!

115 Thukpa, Tibetan Noodle Soup

Goodness in a bowl. This Tibetan soup is not only comforting, but also super healthy. I dare you to try!

Andrzejki and a Polish custom of predicting the (matrimonial) future.

A rather interesting Polish (and not only) custom of predicting one's future love life from hot wax poured onto cold water. Happy Andrzejki, everyone!

114 Pear and Cinnamon Frangipane Tart

A recipe for a homely Pear and Cinnamon Frangipane Tart and a few words about cinnamon. Who else has a weakness for this spice?

113 Super-warming Pumpkin, Courgette and Lentil Curry

Survive the chilly November evenings with this super-warming pumpkin, courgette and red lentil curry.

the seagulls of Brighton.

Following the seagulls of Brighton. Can seagulls and people share the cityscape?

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